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Darn Tough ATC Micro Crew Midweight Hiking Sock

rated 4.0 of 5 stars
photo: Darn Tough ATC Micro Crew Midweight Hiking Sock hiking/backpacking sock

Darn Tough midweights give you fit, comfort, and durability, plus a lifetime warranty in a reliable sock.

Pros

  • Tight fitting
  • Durability
  • Wicks moisture away
  • Antimicrobial
  • Guaranteed for life warranty
  • 5% donated to the ATC

Cons

  • Pricey
  • Slight pilling

 

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Terry loops are close knitted in the footpad and higher on the heels and ankle for comfort and protection.

 

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61% Merino wool, 36% Nylon, 3% Lycra Spandex
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These  are used for winter in my boots. They have lasted 11 years with very little wear.

They are form fitting, comfortable on long hikes, which average 50-100 miles. Wick perspiration away. They are comfortable with the knitting loops spread on the pressure point areas of the foot and also ankle. They sit well locking in the heel in boots or shoes. I have had slipping occur in other socks.

These are warm socks. I've been in 10-degree weather wearing these and some lower temps. If you're mountaineering these socks are not the ones you want; look at mountaineering socks.

I have used the warranty on another pair of Darn Toughs and they back their guarantee 100%.

Background

Been backpacking since 13 years old in scouts. Long distance backpacker, member of Appalachian Long Distance Hikers Association and Roanoke Appalachian Trail Club.

Source: bought it new
Price Paid: $23

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Specs

Price MSRP: $23.00
Current Retail: $22.95-$25.00
Historic Range: $13.73-$25.00
Reviewers Paid: $23.00
Material 61% Merino Wool, 36% Nylon, 3% Lycra Spandex
Benefits 5% of sales help support the Appalachian Trail Conservancy
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